Everyone’s green thumb is put to the test as the tree house detectives attempt to grow award-winning pineapple plants for the upcoming state fair. The tree house becomes a greenhouse as the detectives experiment with soil, plant life cycles, light, CO2 and even genetics to grow the perfect plant. Follow along with Kali as she visits the beautiful islands of Hawaii to explore a rainforest, a pineapple plantation and a volcano where she learns about volcanic soil. To license this film and get a... Topics: NASA, ecosystems, biology
This sixth and final video in NASA’s Biology & Space series outlines the potential hazards faced by astronauts on space missions and describes the equipment required for survival in environments hostile to life. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, biology
The first program in NASA’s Biology and Space Exploration series explores Earth’s early stages of existence and the theories proposed to explain the evolution of life on Earth. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC. Topics: NASA, biology
The last half-century of human inquiry into the basics of life, materials, and energy has yielded an astonishing range of answers and capabilities. It also has yielded new questions that require more sophisticated investigations to understand and apply the subtle, elegant workings of the inner universe. Many investigations have been stymied by inescapable effects of Earth’s gravity. But the last half-century also saw scientists start using the microgravity of orbit to turn those effects off... Topics: NASA, biology, STS-107
During a meteor shower, the robot Ten-Ping and Aarak, a young scientist, are separated from their mother ship and stranded on Earth. While awaiting rescue, they begin classifying the land animals of the planet, comparing body structures of both vertebrates and invertebrates. Topics: Biology -- Classification, Biology.